• Former make-up artist who is married to wrestling legend Hulk Hogan
• Net worth estimated to be over $4 million
• Relationship with Hogan attracted a lot of media attention and controversy due to his divorce from first wife Linda Claridge
• 20 years younger than Hogan, but the two have remained together since their marriage
• Christian faith and share a passion for fitness

Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseHulk Hogan
FactStepmother of Brooke Hogan.

Who is Jennifer McDaniel?

Jennifer McDaniel was born on 13 May 1974, in the United States of America, and is a former make-up artist, best known for being the wife of retired professional wrestler Terry Bollea who is better known for performing under the ring name, Hulk Hogan. The start of their relationship attracted a lot of media, and controversy their way.

The Riches of Jennifer McDaniel

As of mid-2020, Jennifer McDaniel’s net worth is estimated to be over $4 million, partly earned through work as a make-up artist.

The majority of her wealth probably comes from the benefit of being the wife of one of the most famous professional wrestlers in history – Hulk Hogan has a net worth estimated to be over $25 million.

Life and Controversial Relationship

While not many details are available about Jennifer’s life before meeting Hogan, it is known that she previously worked as a make-up artist. The two started their relationship sometime in 2008, and it immediately caught the attention of the media and paparazzi. Hogan didn’t hide her from the public, as she appeared with him on vacations, shopping trips, and the like.

This gained a lot of attention because, at the time, he was still dealing with the divorce case from his first wife Linda Claridge, to whom he was married for around 26 years, from which they had two children. The divorce ended with Claridge getting a portion of his wealth, and equal custody of their children. Jennifer and Hogan continued to date for two years before he proposed to her, leading to the two holding a private intimate ceremony at Clearwater, Florida in the backyard of his house. The wedding was attended by close friends and family, including his two children. The wedding even had a bit of a scene, as one of the guards in the area fought with a paparazzi who was trying to get in to hopefully get a snapshot of the wedding.

Jennifer McDaniel

Life Since Marriage

One of the other things that attracted controversy between McDaniel’s relationship with Hogan is their age gap. She is 20 years younger than her husband, and with her background, many believed that she was only dating him for the money, and wasn’t interested in the retired wrestler. This turned out to be wrong as the two have remained together without much of an issue in their marriage. She even has a tattoo of his name Terry on her right wrist. They are both fitness enthusiasts, and often spend their time in the gym together.

Just two years into their marriage, issues struck once more as Hogan became involved in a sex scandal with Heather Clem, the wife of his friend. The sex tape which was released by the media outlet Gawker, led to a lengthy lawsuit that saw the company go bankrupt. She also stayed with him following the recording of Hogan going on a racially insensitive outburst, released online. The tape caused Hogan to lie low for a long time, before he later apologized for his actions.

Husband – Hulk Hogan

Hulk is of very mixed Italian, Scottish, Panamanian and French descent.

He was born in Augusta, Georgia, and his family later settled in Port Tampa, Florida. At a young age he aspired to be a professional baseball player, until an injury ended his hopes in that direction. Growing up, he followed the world of professional wrestling, and idolized names such as Dusty Rhodes and Superstar Billy Graham.

He didn’t initially intend on becoming a wrestler, first working as a musician, playing bass guitar for various rock bands based in Florida. He was a student at the University of South Florida, though he dropped out to fully pursue a music career. He gained a bit of popularity in Tampa Bay for his work with the band called Ruckus, and it was during his time there that he met professional wrestlers Jack and Gerald Brisco. The two later invited him to train, as he possessed the physique to make it in the industry.

In 1976, he tried out for professional wrestling, as he was already interested in it, and eventually quit his music job to train full-time.

The Success of Hulk Hogan

While Hogan began wrestling in the 1970s, he didn’t gain a lot of attention until the 1980s when he signed with World Wrestling Federation (WWF) which would later become World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He joined the company during the professional wrestling boom of the 1980s, and his all-American persona became a hit with many viewers. He headlined the first nine WrestleManias of the company, and won the championship five times, initially holding the record for the longest championship reign in the company, eventually surpassed.

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Terrence Gene Bollea, meglio conosciuto come Hulk Hogan è un'ex wrestler e attore  statunitense sotto contratto con la WWE. Ha raggiunto la massima popolarità tra la metà degli anni ottanta e gli anni novanta come l'eroe americano nella World Wrestling Federation (WWF) e come "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan nella World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Regolarmente nei main-event dei pay-per-view in entrambe le federazioni, Hogan ha spesso chiuso WrestleMania (otto volte) e Starrcade (tre volte), i rispettivi principali eventi annuali della WWF e della WCW. È stato inserito nella WWE Hall of Fame il 2 aprile 2005. IGN lo ha descritto come "la stella di wrestling più riconosciuta a livello mondiale e il wrestler più popolare degli anni ottanta. Famosa anche una sua partecipazione al film con Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV e un reality show sulla sua vita quotidiana di famiglia. …….. #hulkhoganbeachshop #hulkhogans #hulkhogan #hulkhoganwwe #hulkhoganfamily #hulkhoganfans #hulkhogansrocknwrestling #hulkhoganrocky #hulkhoganreality #wwe80s #wrestlinganni80 #wrestlemania #hulkamania __________________________ Seguimi su TikTok @capnostalgyhumor Facebook @capnostalgy80 Instagram @capnostalgy Twitter @cap_nostalgy YouTube captain nostalgy (kickoff83) Per contatti [email protected] __________________________

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In the 1990s, he signed with WWF rival World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and continued to set records. He turned into his villainous Hollywood Hulk Hogan persona there, as a part of the New World Order (NWO), and was a big factor in the rating war between WCW and WWF during this time. Eventually, he completed his career in WWE, and was inducted as a Hall of Famer in 2005. Following his retirement, he’s been more focused on his career as a television personality and actor. He’s appeared in various commercials, and starred in several movies, including “Hogan Knows Best” and “Mr. Nanny”.

Personal Life

Not a lot of details are known about Jennifer’s past before she met Hogan, though Hogan had a more public life. He was formerly married to Linda Claridge who would become a television personality thanks to the reality show “Hogan Knows Best”, which involved his family at the time. He allegedly had numerous affairs during the marriage, which later came to surface, leading to the duo’s divorce. He lost around 70% of their assets following the divorce, and even contemplated suicide. He met McDaniel in 2008, and they were engaged a year later leading to their marriage. The two share the Christian faith.

General Info

Full NameJennifer McDaniel
ProfessionMake-up artist


SpouseHulk Hogan

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1Stepmother of Brooke Hogan.
2Second wife of Hulk Hogan.


Make Up Department

Blaze You Out2013department head make up
Odd Thomas2013makeup artist
Bless Me, Ultima2013additional makeup
The Last Stand2013key makeup artist
Goats2012key makeup artist: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Fright Night2011key makeup artist
Beyond the Blackboard2011TV Movie makeup department head
Truth Be Told2011TV Movie makeup department head
Reconstruction2011TV Movie makeup artist
Let Me In2010/Imakeup department head - as Jennifer McDaniel-Pfeiffer
Love Ranch2010makeup artist
The Odds2010TV Movie key makeup artist
CrashTV Series makeup department head - 11 episodes, 2009 makeup assistant - 7 episodes, 2008 key makeup assistant - 4 episodes, 2008 - 2009 department head make-up - 2 episodes, 2009
Brothers2009/Iadditional makeup artist
In Plain SightTV Series makeup artist - 15 episodes, 2008 - 2009 key makeup artist - 1 episode, 2008
WildfireTV Series first assistant makeup artist - 34 episodes, 2005 - 2007 key makeup artist - 10 episodes, 2008
Swing Vote2008additional makeup artist - uncredited
The Lucky Ones2008makeup department head: additional photography
Conspiracy2008additional makeup assistant
Comanche Moon2008TV Mini-Series assistant makeup artist - 3 episodes
First Snow2006assistant makeup artist
Believe in Me2006assistant makeup artist
Into the West2005TV Mini-Series assistant makeup artist
Visions of Passion2003Video assistant makeup artist


Nominated Awards

2011Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpLet Me In (2010)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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